Kagan, Claude A. R.

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Kagan worked at Ebasco Services before joining the Western Electric Company in Lawrence, MA in 1953. At the company's Engineering Research Center in Princeton he undertook a variety of assignments in computer systems and high-level language development. Long interested in the use of computers in engineering and communication, he was active in the American Institute of Electrical Engineers' computing devices and data communications committees and served on the Joint Computer Conference and several boards and committees of the American Federation of Information Processing Societies.

From the description of Claude A. R. Kagan papers 1958-1966. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63287867

Claude A. R. Kagan received a B.M.E., B.E.E. (1949) and M.S. (1950) from Cornell University, after which he was employed by Ebasco Services. In 1953 he joined the Western Electric Company in Lawrence, Massachusetts. At Western's Engineering Research Center in Princeton he worked on a computer system technology and high-level language development.

Long interested in the use of computers in engineering and communication, he was active in the American Institute of Electrical Engineers' computing devices and data communications committees. He became vice-chairman of the American Institute of Electrical Engineer's (AIEE) Computing Devices Committee in 1959 and chairman in 1960. He held that position throughout the formation of the American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS) in 1962. He also chaired several AFIPS committees and served on the board of the National Joint Computer Conference (NJCC).

From the guide to the Claude A. R. Kagan papers, 1951-1981, (University of Minnesota Libraries. Charles Babbage Institute. [cbi])

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